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Iran – Presidential Campaign, Hassan Rouhani Said To Have Painted His Rivals As Power-Hungry Puppets Of The Security Forces

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With days to go until Iran’s Presidential election, front-runner and incumbent Hassan Rouhani painted his rivals as power-hungry puppets of the security forces. Such criticism of his opponents goes well beyond the usual boundaries of Iranian politics. Rouhani, a moderate cleric, took office four years ago in a landslide victory. His landmark policy has been the…